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cpe ENGLISH VOCABULARY Mind Map on SLOW, created by kiejrys on 02/23/2014.
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SLOW
1 AT A SNAIL'S PACE
2 BY AND BY
2.1 eventually, ultimately, finally, in the end, one day, some day, sooner or later, in time, in a while, in the long run, in the fullness of time, in time to come, at length, in the future, in due course, over the long haul
2.2 as time passes: you'll feel better by and by
3 DALLY
3.1 act or move slowly: workers were loafing, dallying, or goofing off
4 DRIFT
4.1 (of a person) walk slowly, aimlessly, or casually: people began to drift away
4.2 move passively, aimlessly, or involuntarily into a certain situation or condition: I was drifting off to sleep
4.3 be carried slowly by a current of air or water: the cabin cruiser started to drift downstream
5 DELIBERATELY
5.1 consciously and intentionally; on purpose: the fire was started deliberately
5.2 in a careful and unhurried way: slowly and deliberately he rose from the armchair
6 FLOAT
6.1 (float about/around) (of a rumor, idea, etc.) circulate:
6.2 move or hover slowly and lightly in a liquid or the air; drift: clouds floated across a brilliant blue sky
6.3 (of a sight or idea) come before the eyes or mind: the advice his father had given him floated into his mind
7 EASY DOES IT
7.1 used especially in spoken English to advise someone to approach a task carefully and slowly. Easy, easy does it, not too much, just a little bit more.
8 GRADUAL
8.1 taking place or progressing slowly or by degrees: the gradual introduction of new methods
9 INCH BY INCH
9.1 gradually; bit by bit: inch by inch he crept along the wall
10 LAG
10.1 fall behind in movement, progress, or development; not keep pace with another or others: they stopped to wait for one of the children who was lagging behind
11 ROLLING
11.1 moving by turning over and over on an axis: a rolling ball

Annotations:

  • AXIS - OŚ
11.2 done or happening in a steady and continuous way: a rolling program of reforms
12 NUDGE
12.1 prod (someone) gently, typically with one’s elbow, in order to draw their attention to something: people were nudging each other and pointing at me
12.2 touch or push (something) gently or gradually: the canoe nudged a bank of reeds
12.3 approach (an age, figure, or level) very closely: both men were nudging fifty
13 POKY
13.1 annoyingly slow or dull: his poky old horse I slept through his poky sermons
13.2 (of a room or building) uncomfortably small and cramped: five of us shared the poky little room
14 SIDLE
14.1 creep, sneak, slink, slip, slide, steal, edge, inch, move furtively
14.2 walk in a furtive, unobtrusive, or timid manner, especially sideways or obliquely: I sidled up to her
15 SLACK
15.1 loose: a slack rope
15.2 slow or sluggish: they were working at a slack pace
16 SLUGGISH
16.1 slow-moving or inactive: a sluggish stream
16.2 lacking energy or alertness: Alex woke late feeling tired and sluggish
16.3 slow to respond or make progress: the car had been sluggish all morning
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